“Question 21” on Standard Form 86, is the item in the government security-clearance form that specifically asks applicants or employees renewing their clearance whether they have ever received treatment for mental-health issues. Here is DOD on Security Clearance Question 21. What is the State Department doing with Q21?
Walter Reed Strives to Remove
Stigma from Mental Health Care
Military Works to Eliminate Perceived Mental Health Treatment Stigma
Leaders Should Step Up, Receive Mental Health Care if Needed
DoD Changes Question to
Encourage Troops to Ask for Help
Gates Announces Change to
Security Clearance Question 21
- Join the Petition: Revise Q21 for the Foreign Service
- PTSD on the Cheap?
- On the Infamous Q21, PTSD and the Wholeness of People in the Foreign Service